PK – Polyketone PK GF30
AKROTEK® PK-VM GF 30 8 nature (6983)
AKROTEK® PK-VM GF 30 8 natural (6983) is a 30% glass fibre reinforced, low viscous polyketone with high stiffness and strength and light inherent color. The compound fulfills the requirements according to the KTW guidline for cold and hot water and the DVGW worksheet W 270.
Mainly components in domestic and industrial applications that are in contact with food or drinking water.
The listed values are recommendations. Higher values should be used for higher glass loadings. We recommend only de-humidifying or vacuum dryers. Extensive drying can cause filling problems and surface defects.
|Drying time||0 - 4 h|
|Processing moisture||0,02 - 0,1%|
|Feed section||60 - 80°C|
|Temperature zone 1 - Zone 4||220 - 260°C|
|Nozzle temperature||230 - 260°C|
|Melting temperature||230 - 260°C|
|Mold temperature||60 - 120°C|
|Holding pressure, spec.||300 - 800 bar|
|Back pressure, spec.||30 - 70 bar|
|Injection speed||medium to high|
|Screw speed||8 - 15 m/min|
The molding machine needs to be purged with polyolefines before and after processing of AKROTEK® PK! There is a risk of cross linking caused by reactions with POM or PA as well as unsuitable master batches! Cross linking is visible through dark spots! In this case purge immediately with polyolefines.
- Mechanical Properties
Tensile modulus (1 mm/min | ISO 527-2) d.a.m. 8000 MPa conditioned 7700 MPa Stress at break (5 mm/min | ISO 527-2) d.a.m. 115 MPa conditioned 100 MPa Charpy impact strength (23°C | ISO 179-1/1eU) d.a.m. 45 kJ/m² conditioned 35 kJ/m² Charpy impact strength (-30°C | ISO 179-1/1eU) d.a.m. 45 kJ/m² Charpy impact strength (-40°C | ISO 179-1/1eU) d.a.m. 45 kJ/m² Charpy notched impact strength (23°C | ISO 179-1/1eA) d.a.m. 15 kJ/m² conditioned 15 kJ/m²
- Thermal Properties
Temperature of deflection under load HDT/A (1,8 MPa | ISO 75) 215 °C Melting temperature (DSC, 10K/min | DIN EN 11357-1) 220 °C
Burning rate UL 94 1,6mm Wall thickness (UL 94) HB Class
- General properties
Density (23°C | ISO 1183) 1,48 g/cm³ Humidity absorption (70°C, 62% r.F. | ISO 1110) 0,6-0,7 % Molding shrinkage (flow | ISO 294-4) 0,4 % Molding shrinkage (transverse | ISO 294-4) 1,0 %
All specifications and information given on this website are based on our current knowledge and experience. A legally binding promise of certain characteristics or suitability for a concrete individual case cannot be derived from this information. The information supplied here is not intended to release processors and users from the responsibility of carrying out their own tests and inspections in each concrete individual case. AKRO®, AKROMID®, AKROLEN®, AKROLOY®, AKROTEK® and ICX® are registered trademarks of the Feddersen Group.
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